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Thich Nhat Hanh is passing away in Plum Village

Tao & Zen Community Forum

“Dear Sangha Friends,

We get a sad news, it says that one of our great master, Thich Nhat Hanh, is passing away in Plum Village, with his disciples around him.They are calm and focused, and so should we be. His continuation is already here in his senior students, and we also are part of that continuation.

There will of course be official announcements as things unfold, and they will be passed on to you. But his passing out of this material manifestation is imminent.

The Sisters ask that you sit, peacefully for Thay, as they are doing, and send him your love. Also, that you might like to chant for him (you could do it along with the monks and nuns) this Avalokiteshvara Chant,

but to us, this day itself should be a very very mindful day in his honour, and because we know that is what would please him more than anything else.”

Deep bow,

Tao & Zen Community Forum
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13 responses

  1. This makes my heart bleed. Such an amazing man. Such an amazing life. May he go in peace…

    November 12, 2014 at 4:49 am

  2. Thay teaches that, at every moment, we are arriving and departing. We are continuing. May Thay, and we, continue well into the future,
    Vincent

    November 12, 2014 at 5:09 am

  3. B*

    November 12, 2014 at 5:33 am

  4. Sending him my love and prayers.

    November 12, 2014 at 6:22 am

  5. A great being and teacher.

    November 12, 2014 at 7:42 am

  6. surprised to hear this..alway picture him so young and strong..but he is now, just in a new formation

    November 12, 2014 at 4:26 pm

  7. Michelle

    LOVE TO HIM HERE AND NOW AND THERE AND THEN AND FOR ALWAYS…

    November 12, 2014 at 9:04 pm

  8. I wish for your spirit… infinite,abundant beauty. Blessed Be )O(

    November 12, 2014 at 9:28 pm

  9. Anonymous

    My heart is deeply sadden, I am praying and sending my energy out to him. I hope with all of my heart that he will regain his health. He is such and Amazing soul.

    November 13, 2014 at 6:37 am

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  11. Cash Vo

    This is not true…there is not posts on the official page about his death….please confirm and verify again with the source here:
    http://plumvillage.org/

    November 13, 2014 at 3:43 pm

    • talesfromthelou

      He had a major stroke.

      November 13, 2014 at 4:58 pm

  12. Anonymous

    He is still alive and just came back to France from Thailand visit, yay. It’s March 14th 2017

    March 14, 2017 at 7:42 pm

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